Tish

Tish

by Mary Roberts Rinehart

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Overview

Tish Carberry and her spinster-friends Aggie and Lizze are at it again. From unknowingly backing—and then winning—crooked motorcar races to subsidizing an exploitive émigré and his bride to joining the Simple Life movement and taking up residence in the woods, life is never dull for the three women and their associates.

Tish is the second book in Mary Roberts Rinehart’s Tish Carberry series. It includes the stories “Mind Over Motor,” “Like a Wolf on the Fold,” “The Simple Lifers,” “Tish’s Spy,” and “My Country Tish of Thee—“

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781443444446
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
Publication date: 03/10/2015
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 124,863
File size: 361 KB

About the Author

Often referred to as the American Agatha Christie, Mary Roberts Rinehart was an American journalist and writer who is best known for the murder mystery The Circular Staircase—considered to have started the “Had-I-but-known” school of mystery writing—and the popular Tish mystery series. A prolific writer, Rinehart was originally educated as a nurse, but turned to writing as a source of income after the 1903 stock market crash. Although primarily a fiction writer, Rinehart served as the Saturday Evening Post’s correspondent for from the Belgian front during the First World War, and later published a series of travelogues and an autobiography. Roberts died in New York City in 1958.

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Tish 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Tish was published in 1917. It is a laugh out loud story of three middle aged, turn of the century ladies who have some fun adventures. Tish is way ahead of her time and feels that she can do anything 'especially with the help of a little blackberry cordial'. If you enjoy a clean, fun read, this book is highly recommended.
desert-gardener More than 1 year ago
I read this book 60 years ago and it still made me laugh today. This version is poorly edited or unedited. Tish and her two companion middle-agers are so much fun and their repartee is hilarious at times. The obligatory romance in each story is dated but the three ladies are priceless.
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